Interns and youth volunteers play a huge role in AFSC's work for peace and justice in Iowa. In this two-minute video, Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Program Coordinator, describes the various ways they put hope into action.
Processional begins at 3:00 p.m. on the west steps of the State Capitol and ends at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 815 High Street for a 3:45 p.m. service. This year's event commemorates the anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Call on Iowa’s decision-makers to reject unlimited spending in our elections and take a stand against corporate personhood and money as free speech. Join us for training on how to lobby decision-makers on this issue, speak out to your local legislators, participate in a media event releasing new information on election spending, and learn about opportunities to reclaim our democracy.
Event sponsored by: Iowa PIRG, Move to Amend, and Stand for Iowa
Kathleen McQuillen is AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator.
On January 3, 2013, over three dozen Iowans spoke at a public hearing in opposition to an attempt by Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz to suppress voter turnout in the name of fighting voter fraud. AFSC and other groups have signed on to a statement by the ACLU of Iowa calling on Secretary Shultz to withdraw the proposed rule changes.
Speakers are: Saeed Kamali Dehghan, with panelists Mahmoud Hamad, Ellen Pirro and David Skidmore. Mr. Kehghan currently writes on Iranian issues for the British daily newspaper, The Guardian. He has a strong interest in human rights and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, especially as they relate to Iran. The event is co-sponsored by the iowa International Center.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.